The fourth and largest casino built in New York after state licenses were issued opened this morning. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne reports from Resorts World Catskills casino in Sullivan County.
The owners of a resort in the Poconos in Pennsylvania are building an indoor waterpark and hotel on the same property as the soon-to-open Resorts World Catskills casino in Sullivan County. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne spoke with waterpark co-owner Ken Ellis about the project in the old “Borscht Belt” set to open next year.
New York Congressman Paul Tonko, a Democrat representing the Capital Region, spoke with WAMC for an upcoming Congressional Corner segment on Thursday. He was asked about the many possible casino proposals being discussed within his district.
A recent report by credit rating agency Moody’s has examined the impact of casinos in upstate New York. As WAMC’s Southern Adirondack Bureau Chief Lucas Willard reports, the word used to describe the casino ecosystem is “cannibalization.”